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Smart motorway signals

Smart motorways have been operating for over a year now. Previously called ‘managed motorways’ they’re usually all-lane running (using the hard shoulder as a fourth lane) with overhead gantry signs and emergency refuge areas. If you find yourself on a Smart motorway, the Institute of Advanced Motorists offers useful tips on the different signals:

Pay attention to the overhead gantries as they provide information on traffic conditions and lane access. The signals are: